Publication: AsiaSource

First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Significance and Meaning behind Buddhist Architectures

– Voicing out the misuse and lack of understanding of Buddhist heritage sites, Vikram Lall , an architect and the author of The Golden Lands , delivered at an evening presentation at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Reflecting on the lack of architectural ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Meltdown in Tibet

An Evening Dialogue with MICHAEL BUCKLEY, Author and ZOHER ABDOOLCARIM, Asia Editor, TIME InternationalDrinks Reception at 6.30pmDialogue at 7pmClose at 8pmThe Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode due to climate change, accelerated by a rain of black ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Guitar Masterclass with Los Romero

– Following the performance and evening dialogue delivered by Los Romero , the guitar quartet offered tips and lessons in a Masterclass for local guitar learners and enthusiasts.Participants were asked to perform a song on stage one by one while the Romeros ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

COAL+ICE

Coal + Ice is a documentary photography exhibition featuring the work of 30 photographers from China, the United States, Canada, Malaysia, Russia, Hungary, Poland, Norway, Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom, whose work, brought together here, visually ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Coal, Himalayas, Coal Mine
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Asia Society Presents! National Gugak Center Artists Perform Traditional Korean Music

National Gugak Center is the primary institution for the performance and advancement of traditional music in Korea. With roots dating back to the Royal Music Institute of the Silla Dynasty (57 BC – 935 AD), it has preserved and promoted Korean traditional ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

A Musical Remembrance by Los Romero

– Los Romero , the ‘Royal Family of the Guitar,’ graced Asia Society Hong Kong Center with its melodic and skilful string performance scattered with conversations recollecting anecdotes from their journey to performing globally. From Celedonio’s Spanish ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Business of ASEAN: Preparing SMEs for AEC2015

, Asia Society Philippines and the Asian Institute of Management’s ASEAN 2015 Project , with the support of GoNegosyo , hosted the second session for its Understanding ASEAN series, Part 2: Business of ASEAN at the Asian Institute of Management’s Fuller ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Avoiding the Blind Alley: China's Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications (New York)

In November 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders announced a bold and comprehensive program of economic modernization, backed up by political reforms. The degree of boldness indicates that after 35 years of world-beating economic performance, ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Asian Americans in Houston: A Community of Contrasts

Join BPSOS-Houston and Asian Americans Advancing Justice for the launch of their new report on Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities in Houston.This is the latest report in Asian Americans Advancing Justice's Community of ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Unveiling the East: Discovering the Cultural Heritage of Korea and Japan

After a successful teacher programs partnership in 2014, join The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Asia Society Texas Center for another exploration of the arts and cultures of Asia.Start the morning at the renowned Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

South China Sea: Pathways to Peace

The controversy surrounding the South China Sea has become one of the most critical international disputes of the 21st century. Stakeholders’ positions are well-established: complex maps delineate a baffling array of claims, and regional diplomats and ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

We Want to Hear From You

We at Asia Society Northern California pride ourselves on providing the Bay Area with timely and relevant forums for engaging in the critical issues facing the U.S., Asia and beyond.To enable us to provide the most value to our community, we ask you to ... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 18 2014]

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"Destinations are only part of the journey and the journey is the destination"
...work on HIV AIDS, in particular for her controversial book The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS , and her TED Talk "Sex, drugs, and HIV - let's get rational.” Pisani initially worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters , The Economist and the Asia Times . During that time she covered major political events such as the Tiananmen Square demonstrations, the civil war in Aceh, Indonesia, as well as a wide range of business stories. In the early 1990s, Pisani changed professional course, qualifying as an epidemiologist and since then most of her work has focused on HIV, sexually transmitted infections and sexual and drug-taking behavior, and on building robust disease surveillance systems. She has worked with the Ministries of Health of China, Indonesia, East Timor and the Philippines, and for organizations such as the UNAIDS, US CentersCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, World Bank, and the World Health Organization."
"How will China continue to grow and reduce poverty and do so in a sustainable way. That’s a question that remains to be answered.” - Jaeah Lee, Interactive Producer at Mother Jones"
...In 2006 the Shanghai city established the John Howkins Research Centre on the Creative Economy. A new edition of his classic book "The Creative Economy” was updated in 2013. His follow-up book, "Creative Ecologies", describes the conditions for sustaining creativity and innovation, and is based on the latest research on sustainable eco-system."

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Significance and Meaning behind Buddhist Archit... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 24 2014]
Meltdown in Tibet [Published AsiaSource - Oct 24 2014]
Guitar Masterclass with Los Romero [Published AsiaSource - Oct 23 2014]
COAL+ICE [Published AsiaSource - Oct 23 2014]
Asia Society Presents! National Gugak Center Ar... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
A Musical Remembrance by Los Romero [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
Business of ASEAN: Preparing SMEs for AEC2015 [Published AsiaSource - Oct 22 2014]
Unveiling the East: Discovering the Cultural He... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
Asian Americans in Houston: A Community of Co... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
Avoiding the Blind Alley: China's Economic Over... [Published AsiaSource - Oct 21 2014]
South China Sea: Pathways to Peace [Published AsiaSource - Oct 20 2014]
We Want to Hear From You [Published AsiaSource - Oct 18 2014]
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